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Reading series brings Shawn Wen to campus

The fall 2017 Fresno Poets’ Association Reading Series concluded last Thursday with a final reading featuring multimedia artist and radio producer Shawn Wen. The reading series, which is hosted by the creative writing program, brings creative writers to campus every ...

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Fact checking urged during panel on ‘fake news’

With President Donald Trump popularizing the term “fake news,” the issue of error, lies and bias in the media has sparked a heated conversation about media literacy. A panel discussion, “Fake News, Alternative Facts and Media Bias,” presented by Friends ...

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Academy Award-winner visits campus

Academy Award-winning visual effects supervisor Michael Fink visited Fresno State last Friday to speak on his time in the film industry and the advancements in the field of visual effects. Fink’s presentation and visit to Fresno was part of the ...

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Professor’s ‘mellifluous reading’ grabs attention

An undercover FBI agent, aliens waging war on New York City and a tempting chance at love provide just a glimpse at what readers have in store when they crack open “Mr. Either/Or.” Fresno State professor and author Aaron Poochigian ...

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Diversity in dance celebrated during Homecoming Week

Fresno State students got into the swing of things during Tuesday’s Diversity Dance Workshop, and event that was part of Homecoming Week.. Hosted by the Cross Cultural and Gender Center, the workshop allowed students to learn different cultural dances and ...

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‘It’s attractive. It’s bright.’ It’s the Victoria’s Secret PINK bus

In Fresno, there are city buses, school buses, even tour buses. And briefly, there was a PINK bus. The Victoria’s Secret PINK bus visited Fresno State on Monday as part of its college campus tour. Students lined up all day ...

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Kennel Bookstore now selling cosmetics, looking to expand

It happens to students all the time: rushing around the house, making sure every textbook and homework assignment is accounted for. But as soon as you step foot on campus, you realize something was left behind. If it’s a notebook, ...

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Poet and alumnus visits Fresno State

The first fall 2017 read for the Fresno Poets’ Association Reading Series kicked off last Friday, featuring poet and Fresno State alumnus Glover Davis. Davis, a professor of creative writing at San Diego State University, has written six poetry collections. ...

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Famed ‘Filharmonic’ group brings a cappella skills to Fresno State

Beatboxing rhythms, smooth bass vocals and tenor harmonies filled the Satellite Student Union on Wednesday as students sang and danced – all with no instruments. The music was courtesy of the a cappella stylings from The Filharmonic, a Filipino-American singing ...

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Author speaks about saving western Armenian literature

Author and translator Christopher Atamian visited Fresno State on Friday, Sept. 8, and presented a lecture about the book “Fifty Years of Armenian Literature in France” by Krikor Beledian.  He discussed the historical significance of the book Armenian literature. Atamian’s ...

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